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celebrity

Podcast: Tina Turner Museum

The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll once attended this one-room schoolhouse.
December 1, 2022
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glowing

Podcast: Fluorescent Rocks of Sterling Hill

A light show, courtesy of a historic New Jersey mine.
November 30, 2022
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theater

Podcast: Bread and Puppet Museum and Theater

What is it like to have a radical puppet collective as a neighbor?
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moon trees

Podcast: Moon Trees

What has grown from seeds that were sent into space?
November 28, 2022
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tanks

Podcast: The Tanks of Flamenco Beach

Seaside views, complete with rusting, graffiti-covered machines of war.
November 17, 2022
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science museums

Podcast: Larry Spring Museum of Common Sense Physics

Exploring the intersection between science and folk art.
November 16, 2022
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holiday

Podcast: Trailing of the Sheep

What happens when thousands of ovids take over an Idaho town.
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podcast

Podcast: African Heritage House

The story behind one of the greatest collections of African art in the world.
November 14, 2022
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lighthouses

Podcast: Moving Monuments With the Places Team

Sometimes, to stand the test of time, buildings can't stay where they are.
November 10, 2022
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adventure

Podcast: On the Appalachian Trail

A listener takes us across one of the most storied backpacking routes in North America.
November 9, 2022
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journalism

Podcast: The Wren’s Nest

Atlanta’s oldest house museum is dedicated to preserving Black American oral traditions.
November 8, 2022
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poison

Podcast: Laguna Del Diamante

What a toxic Andean lake has to say about the dawn of life.
November 7, 2022
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migrations

Podcast: Kasanka Bat Migration

Kasanka National Park in Zambia hosts one of the largest and most mysterious animal migrations on the planet.
November 3, 2022
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amusement parks

Podcast: Hacienda Nápoles

Medellín cartel founder Pablo Escobar built himself a sort of Jurassic Park-meets-Disney World resort. Now it’s overrun by hippos.
November 2, 2022
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winter

Podcast: The Thompson Ice House

People gather every winter at this Maine museum to take part in the age-old process of harvesting ice from a frozen pond.
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halloween

Podcast: Scary Stories From Real Places

Our contributors share stories from spooky locations they’ve visited and which continue to haunt them.
October 31, 2022
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superstitions

Podcast: Witch Cakes

A baked good thought to ward off evil might have kicked off one of America's most notorious witch hunts.
October 28, 2022
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cryptids

Podcast: Spooky Places

Our Places Team shares spooky legends from both Transylvania and Appalachia.
October 27, 2022
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spiders

Podcast: Luomus Spiders

The tale of a Scandinavian museum's 50-year infestation with Chilean recluse spiders.
October 26, 2022
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houdini

Podcast: Houdini's Grave

Searching for the great beyond in Queens, New York.
October 25, 2022
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paranormal

Podcast: Cassadaga With Jamie Loftus

This week we're celebrating Halloween, starting with a special episode from Jamie Loftus's newest podcast.
October 24, 2022
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sounds

Podcast: Times Square Hum

Join us for a daily celebration of the world’s most wondrous, unexpected, even strange places.
October 20, 2022
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dogs

Podcast: Brown Dog Statue

Join us for a daily celebration of the world’s most wondrous, unexpected, even strange places.
October 19, 2022
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kitsch

Podcast: Meramec Caverns

Join us for a daily celebration of the world’s most wondrous, unexpected, even strange places.
October 18, 2022